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Boca Raton, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Boca Raton had a population of 91,414 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Boca Raton is located at latitude 26.3727 and longitude -80.1037 in Palm Beach County. The formal boundaries for the City of Boca Raton (see map below) encompass a land area of 29.32 sq. miles and a water area of 1.97 sq. miles. Palm Beach County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The City of Boca Raton (GNIS ID: 2403887) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Boca Raton is located within Boca Raton CCD of Palm Beach County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Boca Raton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Boca Raton: Boca Ratone, Bocaraton.

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Boca Raton, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 91,414
Daytime Population: Workers 114,242
Daytime Population: Residents 47,619
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 161,861
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.77
Population in Households 87,826
Population in Familes 64,534
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,588
Population Density2 3,118
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $74,754
Average Household Income $120,625
Per Capita Income $53,439


Total Housing Units 47,669 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 25,889 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,956 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,824 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $404,169
Average Home Value $516,244


Total Households 39,845
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 23,002
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.11% 1.12%
Households 1.11% 1.13%
Families 0.87% 0.99%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.04%

Boca Raton, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Boca Raton to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 27 97th
Population Density # 245 73rd
Diversity Index # 484 48th
Median Household Income # 99 89th
Per Capita Income # 68 93rd

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